respiratory pigment

n.

Any of the oxygen-carrying substances in the blood and tissues, such as hemoglobin and myoglobin.

Nearby words

  1. respiratory exchange ratio,
  2. respiratory failure,
  3. respiratory lobule,
  4. respiratory minute volume,
  5. respiratory pause,
  6. respiratory quotient,
  7. respiratory scleroma,
  8. respiratory syncytial virus,
  9. respiratory system,
  10. respiratory tract


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